123 Show Noreen Mir : The perfect companion for your lunchtime!
It's Wednesday on Morning Brew. After 9, the first link in today’s musical chain is another Motown hit that made its singer, who was born today in 1963, a massive one hit wonder in the 1980s. See if there's anything at all about this track that inspires you to suggest the next one. Just email your ideas as usual. At 10.40 (this week) Dr. Merrin Pearse will be with us for his weekly eco bit. After 12 business resumes with the Pilates Athlete. Join us on Facebook Live. (9:00am-1pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org )
On Wednesday's 123 Show we're talking about play therapy and how it helps with reducing anxiety in children. Rachel Winston, founder of Full Cup Play Therapy joins us at 1.30. After 2.30, Annalie Chow talks to Alvin Kwock, Founder & CEO of OneDegree, an insurtech start-up, about insurance for pets.
(1:15pm-3pm, email@example.com, facebook: www.facebook.com/NoreenMirRTHKradio3)
The US dollar was under pressure in Tuesday morning trading in Asia following Donald Trump’s attack on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate rises and ahead of highly anticipated China-US trade talks. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has narrowly survived a leadership challenge by Peter Dutton, the former home affairs minister in his government. El Salvador has become the third country this year to ditch Taiwan in exchange for diplomatic relations with China. The number of internet users in China has exceeded 800 million for the first time ever according to the China Internet Network Information Centre.
Our Wednesday's Money Talk panel consists of Stewart Aldcroft, chairman of CitiTrust, Hannah Anderson, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management and on the phone from Washington D.C., RTHK’s international economics correspondent, Barry Wood. After 8:30, we’re going to discuss Hong Kong’s gig economy, with Portia Tang, Director and Head of Professional Resources Solutions and Client Services, at BDO Limited. We’ll also look at what’s gone wrong for Hong Kong’s railway operator MTR Corp, in the wake of the new Shatin-Central line safety scandal, with Albert Lai, Policy Convenor at Professional Commons. (8am-9am, email to firstname.lastname@example.org , or leave your comments on Facebook or Twitter)
Join Annalie Chow for Legally Speaking on Saturday mornings. Annalie – herself a student of the law – delves into the background of some of Hong Kong’s most contentious current affairs issues, and explains them from the perspective of our legal system.
The sixth of the series – on August 18 - looks into the law relating to sexual offences and sexual harassment in Hong Kong. (Saturdays 8.30am - 9am)
Feeling ire? Andy Dembina is back every Saturday night with a one-hour weekly programme of the best in reggae and ska. This week (25/08), after a couple of weeks’ focus on local music makers, we keep the tunes mostly from the musical origin of Jamaica – making an exception for a reggae-infused track by the late Aretha Franklin. Listen out for a strong current hit collaboration between Protoje and Chronixx, and a melodic number featuring the late Suzanne Couch.(Saturdays, 9pm-10pm)
This summer join Peter Lewis for an extended Money Talk, every weekday morning from 8 to 9 on Radio 3. The 1-hour live show features the latest business and financial news, expert analysis from our local and international commentators, special guests, stories of entrepreneurs, and discussions on hot topics affecting the local business community. Start your day the Money Talk way.
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